Ghulam Ali says Shreya Ghoshal and Sonu Nigam are his favourite Indian singers.(PTI)
Ghulam Ali says Shreya Ghoshal and Sonu Nigam are his favourite Indian singers.(PTI)

Ghulam Ali believes rap culture is ‘spoiling real culture of music’

Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali isn’t a fan of rap music as he feels this genre is spoiling the culture of music in films and albums.
By IANS, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2016 03:19 PM IST

Guess who’s not a fan of rap music--Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali. The famous singer believes that excessive use of rap music in today’s movies and albums is “spoiling the real culture of music”.

Speaking at a function on Thursday, the legendary singer: “Rap culture is spoiling the (original) culture of music. One should understand that.” Ghulam Ali, who has been facing protests by a section of society here over his Pakistani origins, also slammed the increasing usage of ‘double-meaning words’ and ‘cheap’ words in the songs these days.

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“Today’s music has become such wherein even if put cheap words in a song, it will still be loved by people.” He described Shreya Ghoshal and Sonu Nigam as his favourite Indian singers.

Watch Ghulam Ali sing Hungama Hai Kyon Barpa here:

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